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'The Four Top': Pregnancy Food Warnings | The State Of Fake Meat | Dirt On Clean Eating

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017

Does anyone take pregnancy food warnings seriously? What's the current state of fake meat? And why is "clean eating" considered to be harmful? Listen to Episode 25 of "The Four Top" to find out.

How Long Does It Take To Melt Portland's Favorite Ice Creams?

OPB | Aug. 2, 2017

We visited three of Portland's favorite ice cream shops to find out whose single scoop would last the longest in record-breaking heat.

'The Four Top': Figurative Salads | Cookbook As Literature | The Ideal Kitchen

OPB | July 31, 2017

Did you know that an ice-cream cocktail can be classified as a "salad"? Do you use cookbooks or do you merely read them? And what does the ideal kitchen look like?

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The Red Door Meet Brings Portland's Car Community Together

OPB | July 29, 2017 midnight

Every Sunday for the past five years, dozens of cars line SE 2nd Avenue in Portland in a display called the Red Door Meet.

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Woodburn's New Mural Showcases City's Diversity And History

OPB | July 26, 2017 5:27 p.m. | Woodburn, Oregon

Muralist Hector H. Hernandez's work on the side of the Woodburn Independent newspaper building highlights the tremendous diversity and storied history of the city between Portland and Salem.

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Q&A With Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War' Part 2

OPB | July 25, 2017 11:15 a.m.

Co-directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novak talk about their upcoming 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War.

World | NW Life | History

'The Vietnam War,' A PBS Documentary

OPB | July 24, 2017 1:30 p.m.

"The Vietnam War" — a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series — directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere Sept. 17, 2017, on OPB.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | News | Family | Education | The Vietnam War

Q&A With Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War' Part 1

OPB | July 24, 2017 10:14 a.m.

Co-directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novak talk about their upcoming 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War.

Arts | NW Life | local | The Vietnam War

An Artist Lights The Way From Vietnam To The Oregon Coast

OPB | July 20, 2017 4:35 p.m.

Drawn from his childhood memories, Lam Quang handcrafts sculptural lanterns out of bamboo frames and his own handmade paper.

Arts | NW Life | local | The Vietnam War

From Vietnam War Refugee To Renowned Oregon Dancer

OPB | July 20, 2017 4:14 p.m.

Marrying modern choreography with traditional Southeast Asian dance, Minh Tran formed Minh Tran & Company, becoming a prolific choreographer and sought-after educator.

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History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

OPB | July 15, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Gresham, Oregon

The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.

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The Estacada Timber Festival Brings Out Local Competition

OPB | July 4, 2017 5:36 p.m. | Estacada, Oregon

Longtime logging competitors meet up once again on the Fourth of July for the Estacada Timber Festival.

Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': Kombucha Madness | The Mystery Of Q | Food And Politics

OPB | July 4, 2017 12:29 p.m.

How did kombucha become such a hit? Could an enigmatic Taiwanese concept change the way we all eat? Forget your mom's rule about no politics at the dinner table.

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